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Yamanashi Prefecture

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Template:Japanese prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県 Yamanashi-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Kofu.

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History

Yamanashi Prefecture corresponds to the pre-Meiji Restoration Kai Province. During the Sengoku period it was the domain of Takeda Shingen.

Geography

Yamanshi Prefecture is bordered by Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Shizuoka, and Nagano. The prefecture is landlocked, and surrounded by mountains with a narrow central valley. Mount Fuji forms part of the southern boundary.

Cities

Towns and villages

These are the towns and villages in each district.

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Yamanashi is a popular destination for tourism. Mount Fuji, the Fuji Five Lakes region, the city of Kofu, the nearby wineries, and the fine temple Erin-ji are a few of the most popular places to visit.

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

External links

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